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Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road


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Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road The Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road is an interesting trail crossing the eastern part of Hodgeman County. The road was used to haul freight from the rail head to connect to the Santa Fe Trail, Fort Dodge and the New Mexico. The Duncan's Crossing marker is found on the Pawnee Creek seven miles north and three miles east of Hanston. The original "cut" in the creek bank is visible today. Other ruts are visible three and one-half miles west of Hanston on US 156 just to the north. The Warner Ranch Sawlog Marker is located along the county line eleven miles south of Jetmore on US 283 and one and one-half miles east.


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Sawlog Mural

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Buckner Valley Park

Buckner Valley Park is located five and one-half miles west of Jetmore on Buckner Creek. The original dam site on the Buckner Creek was built through the Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Jetmore, KS Recreation

Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road

The Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road is an interesting trail crossing the eastern part of Hodgeman County. The road was used to haul freight from the rail head to connect to the Santa Fe Trail, Fort Dodge and the New Mexico. The Duncan'

Jetmore, KS Historical Markers

Haun Museum

The Haun Museum is located in the first house on the townsite of Jetmore. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it was built in 1879, by T.S. Haun, the founder of Jetmore, then called Buckner. Mr. Haun edited the first newspaper in Jetmore, The Buckner Independent

Jetmore, KS Museums

Hodgeman State Lake & Wildlife Area

Hodgeman State Lake & Wildlife Area is located 4 miles east of Jetmore on Highway 156, then 2 miles south. The State Lake measures 87 acres, which are periodically dry. When water is present the lake is stocked. The Wildlife Area encompasses 254

Jetmore, KS Recreation

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